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4 open source tools that got my startup off the ground

Fri, 2017-08-11 10:13
When I started my first company, money was tight. We had a small office and a couple of computers, but not much else. I'd done all my cost planning without even thinking about business licenses and software costs. I know it was a mistake, but it can be easy to treat these sorts of things as an afterthought.read more

Why AWS Joining the Cloud Native Computing Foundation Matters

Fri, 2017-08-11 08:47
AWS is now a member of the open-source effort that is building Kubernetes, but that doesn't necessarily mean that Amazon will launch its own Kubernetes service.

RaspEX Linux Brings Ubuntu 17.04 with LXDE Desktop to Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs

Fri, 2017-08-11 07:21
GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton on Thursday announced the release and general availability of a new stable build of his Ubuntu-based RaspEX Linux operating system for Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 single-board computers.

How to Calculate Network Addresses with ipcalc

Fri, 2017-08-11 05:55
The math behind IP addresses is convoluted. Our nice IPv4 addresses start out as 32-bit binary numbers, which are then converted to base 10 numbers in four 8-bit fields. Decimal numbers are easier to manage than long binary strings; still, calculating address ranges, netmasks, and subnets is a bit difficult and error-prone, except for the brainiacs who can do binary conversions in their heads. For the rest of us, meet ipcalc and ipv6calc.

9 Best Alternatives To Adobe Reader On Linux (Ebook/PDF Readers)

Fri, 2017-08-11 04:30
?Adobe Reader has been known to be among the best PDF viewers and readers on most PC platforms. The free version of Adobe reader provides features such as; viewing and reading of documents, adding annotations to documents and provides printing functionalities. The Adobe Acrobat PRO which is a paid version provides additional features such as PDF editing, conversion, and signing of PDFs.

Rugged, multi-touch panel PCs run Linux 4.4 on Apollo Lake

Fri, 2017-08-11 03:04
Aaeon’s 10.1-inch “ACP-1106” and 7-inch “ACP-1076” multi-touch panel PCs offer extended temperature, shock, vibration, ingress, and surge protection. Aaeon has updated its ACP line of multi-touch infotainment panel PCs, which include its Bay Trail Intel Atom based ACP-1104, with two new models that run on Intel’s Apollo Lake SoCs. The 10.1-inch, 1280 x 800 ACP-1106 […]

7 open source Twitter bots to follow

Fri, 2017-08-11 01:38
We are quickly entering a world in which you may spend more of your day communicating with robots than with humans.Don't believe me? Ask yourself how many times you've used an automated checkout machine or ATM in lieu of a human, called the 1-800 number for a customer service need and been greeted by a machine, asked Google or Alexa what temperature to roast your brussels sprouts at, or interfaced with a website that gave you a personalized recommendation.read more

Unsupervised Learning

Fri, 2017-08-11 00:12
In my last few articles, I've looked into machine learning andhow you can build a model that describes the world in some way. All ofthe examples I looked at were of "supervised learning", meaningthat you loaded data that already had been categorized or classified insome way, and then created a model that "learned" the waysthe inputs mapped to the outputs.

Mycli – Simple CLI Client For MySQL/MariaDB With AutoCompletion And Syntax Highlighting

Thu, 2017-08-10 22:47
Mycli is a simple cli client which will help us to write queries easy and faster on MySQL/MariaDB.

Grasp PL/SQL/pgSQL Programming with Free Books

Thu, 2017-08-10 21:21
Structured Query Language (SQL) is a specialized programming language originally developed by IBM in the early 1970s. The language is designed specifically for accessing and manipulating data held in a relational database management system (RDBMS).

How to clone disks with Linux dd command

Thu, 2017-08-10 19:55
In this tutorial we'll refer to a practical example of Linux dd command that can be used by system administrators to migrate or clone a Windows Operating System or a Linux OS from a larger HDD partitioned in MBR or GPT layout style to a smaller SSD.

6 hardware projects for upgrading your home

Thu, 2017-08-10 17:39
Every day, hobbyists and tinkerers are pushing the boundaries of what we can do with low-cost microcontrollers and mini-computers like the Arduino and Raspberry Pi. That trend doesn't stop when it comes to IoT and home automation. In this article, I'll round up six projects from Adafruit Industries that use open source hardware and software to improve home life (or at the very least, make more fun) in new and interesting ways.Open your front door with a fingerprint sensorread more

How to Run Android Apps on Ubuntu Linux with Anbox

Thu, 2017-08-10 16:13
Anbox is a new experimental project that lets you run Android applications on Linux. Install the latest version and experiment on Ubuntu.

DevOps Jobs: 10 ways to spot a great DevOps shop

Thu, 2017-08-10 14:48
When interviewing, how do you tell a fantastic DevOps organization from a mediocre one? Use this advice.

Opera 47 Web Browser Smooths Video Playback, Lets Users Export Their Bookmarks

Thu, 2017-08-10 13:22
Opera Software on Wednesday promoted the Opera 47 web browser to the stable channel for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.

Making pay transparent at Basecamp retains talent

Thu, 2017-08-10 11:56
There are no negotiated salaries or raises at Basecamp. Everyone in the same role at the same level is paid the same. Equal work, equal pay.We assess new hires on a scale that goes from junior programmer, to programmer, to senior programmer, to lead programmer, to principal programmer (or designer or customer support or ops . . .). We use the same scale to assess when someone is in line for a promotion.read more

Amazon jumps on Kubernetes bandwagon

Thu, 2017-08-10 10:30
Kubernetes is the most popular open-source container manager. It's been officially supported on every cloud platform you've ever heard of... with one big exception: Amazon Web Service (AWS). Now, AWS has got on board the Kubernetes bandwagon as well by joining the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a platinum member.

GNOME 3.26's Nautilus File Manager Gets Full-Text Search Support, Flatpak Builds

Thu, 2017-08-10 09:16
The GNOME 3.26 desktop environment will have a lot of great new features and improvements for various of the apps and components shipped with the GNOME Stack, and the Nautilus (GNOME Files) file manager just received a major update.

Fun to Play Open Source First-Player Shooter Games

Thu, 2017-08-10 08:02
This is a computer game genre focused on guns and other weapon-based fighting using a first-person perspective. They are a type of three-dimensional shooter game. Pick up your weapon, enter the battle arena, and take on your enemy in these fast and furious games.

13 amazing maps to celebrate 13 years of OpenStreetMap

Thu, 2017-08-10 06:47
Maps have been helping humans find their way since the beginning of recorded time, but in the modern era of data, who owns the map you use, and what effect does that have on how you can use it? OpenStreetMap (OSM) was founded to provide a way for the global community to construct a map of the world which is available for anyone to use, for any purpose they see fit, under a free and open license.